Innovation By Design Awards 2017 Fast Company’s sixth annual Innovation By Design Awards drew more than 2,500 submissions. The 299 honorees, chosen by expert judges in 13 categories, represent the best products, services, interfaces, and ideas of 2017. Read on and get inspired.
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Breakthrough ideas in fashion and beauty, including products, environments, and services.
Winners Dyson Supersonic Dyson's hairdryer engineered for balance in the hand and to protect hair from heat damage. Finalists Biossance
A line of squalane oil-based beauty products by sustainable beauty company Biossance, with green packaging and branding by Bartlett Brands.
Stylish metallic temporary tattoos that double as wearable devices, designed by MIT Media Lab and Microsoft Research.
Sephora Reservation Assistant
A mobile tool that allows clients to book appointments at Sephora Beauty Studios by chatting with Sephora chatbots on Facebook Messenger.
Honorable Mentions AldoShoes.com
The redesigned web platform of global footwear and accessories retailer Aldo.
Five years of research and development made Ministry of Supply’s flagship dress shirt even better.
Designed by PLAE, Mimo is a 3D injection-molded EVA shoe for kids. It's lightweight, flexible, washable, odor-resistant, shock absorbent, and waterproof.
Science of Apparel
Science of Apparel's fabrics feature anti-microbial and stain-repellent technologies, so they don't require washing after each use.
System of Motion
Tailored women's shirts designed by System of Motion that are made of odor-resistant, quick-dry fabric for wear both on a bike and in the boardroom.
American Giant's high-quality, non-athletic leggings for women, engineered like a compression legging but substantial enough to wear like a skinny-fit pant.